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Old Jan 4, 2010, 10:17 AM   #11
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I think that the P90 will do what you want, except the part about wanting to get into using dSLRs. The D90 has a good zoom range which helps your photography in one respect, but a dSLR will help your photography in many other respects.

The concern I have is that your experience apparently hasn't pointed you in any particular direction of future growth, and picking a dSLR is a long term commitment in terms of cameras as well as lenses and accessories. Without a clear growth pattern for your photography, I think it's premature for you to make a dSLR selection.
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Old Jan 4, 2010, 10:31 AM   #12
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Prashlove-

In the final analysis, I sincerely believe that the Nikon P-90 will serve you well, save you some money, and be that "general, all purpose camera you seem to desire, if you learn more about photography, and keep the numerical ISO setting on the P-90 at ISO 400 and below.

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Old Jan 4, 2010, 10:42 AM   #13
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Thanks Sarah and TCav,

For D90, Cost is more than mu budget. As per Sarah, I want camera for general purpose. Not for any particular direction.
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Yes. You're correct. I meant the P90. Sorry for the confusion. I'll change it in my earlier post.
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Old Jan 5, 2010, 3:25 AM   #15
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Now I set my mind for P90,

But again disturbed when reading reviws on other site which telling picture quality is too bad of P90. While searching on this site, i reading reviews about Sony DSC - H50 which looks also cool.

Can anyone please suggest which should I prefer? Nikon-P90 or Sony DSC-H50?

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Old Jan 5, 2010, 9:16 AM   #16
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One more model comes into the race now... Canon sx10is.

After some googling this model also seems good. Bur my headache increasing as well as confusion.

Now what can I do?

Sony H50 or Canon sx10 is or nikon p90.

Please suggest.
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Old Jan 5, 2010, 10:46 AM   #17
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Prashlove-

In contrast to the Nikon P-90, the Sony H-50 and Canon SX-10 can use a bit more ISO. However, the H-50 and SX-10 are limited to just one more step, then can go to, and use ISO 800 and still have good image quality.

The H-50 has 15X optical zoom, and the SX-10 has 20X optical zoom. For my size hands, the Canon SX-10 is a larger camera to us than I find efficient and comfortable for myself. And the H-50 is actually smaller than the P-90.

In terms of outdoor image quality, the three cameras are with small exceptions, quite the same. I would suggest finding a shop where you can physically handle the three cameras. How a camera feels in hand, and how your hand spans the controls is very important.

I have attached a photo sample from the Sony H-50 taken without flash at ISO 800.

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Thanks Sarah,

Can you please tell me which camera among those has done well in night or low light?

Your photo is too good at ISO800.

I will going to shop to handle all these cameras but I am more looking towards the image quality in daylight as well as low light. Photo quality is more important for me in these models, Bcoz all have good zooms.

You are handling all these models previously So please tell me which is better in image quality and general purpose use.

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also in ur sample photo, It looks like 2 images are attached.

Is this one shot image?
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Prashlove-

Yes, this is a one image shot image. In terms of superzoom cameras, here is the order in which I list them for image quality.

Panasonic FZ-35 - 18X optical zoom
Sony H-50 - 15X optical zoom
Canon SX-10 - 20X optical zoom
Olympus SP-590 - 26X optical zoom
Nikon P-90- 24X optical zoom

That however, does not address the amount of zoom, that you personally my require. So that becomes a variable. For me as long as I have at least 10X optical zoom, I am pleased. Thus, image quality has more importance to me than zoom.

I am glad that you are going to handle the cameras in which you are interested. Have a great day.

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